MIME type problem (Plugin is handling other files)
David A. Bayly
Tue, 4 Feb 2003 12:44:08 +0000
>On Saturday, February 1, 2003, at 08:40 PM, Raghunatha Reddy wrote:
>>How does IE gets the MIME type information from file to be downloaded.
>The web server serving the file tells the browser what the MIME type
>of the file is.
>If you're asking about this in the context of Manila as the server,
>then you need to add the .pgm file type to Frontier's list of MIME
>types. You must have access to the server to make this change, or
>ask your Manila system administrator to:
>Jump to user.webserver.prefs.ext2MIME, duplicate any of the
>existing entries and change the new duplicate to:
>This tells Manila to set the MIME type sent to the browser for this
>particular file extension. If your browser is configured properly,
>that should launch your plugin (or helper app).
In Frontier 9 you can add MIME types thru the admin website. Much
nicer interface. You still have to have server god status (access to
admin members group).
- David Bayly. Programmer and digest reader. dbayly at udena dot ch
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